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SuperMoney Net Recommendation Score +89  

SUPERMONEY NET RECOMMENDATION SCORE

This product is strongly recommended by SuperMoney users with a score of +89, equating to 4.8 on a 5 point rating scale.

+89

Recommendation score measures the loyalty between a provider and a consumer. It's at +100 if everybody recommends the provider, and at -100 when no one recommends.

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0 users don't recommend
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Highlights
Community Rating Strongly recommended
Monthly Fee $0
APY (Annual Percentage Yield) 0.2% - 3%
APY Minimum Balance N/A
Number of Reviews 18

Porte Savings Account Review

Porte Savings Account is offered by Populus Financial Group, a financial services company founded in 1982 and based in Irving, TX. It is made possible by a bank partnership with Metabank,® National Association, Member FDIC. Porte Savings Account is available in 50 states (and Washington, DC).

Key Takeaways
  • Very high APY. This account offers an annual percentage yield of up to 3%, which is much higher than the average for a checking account.
  • $0 monthly fee. This account does not charge a monthly Service Charge.
  • No minimum initial deposit. There is no minimum balance required to open an account.
  • Bill pay. Pay your bills to practically anyone in the United States through Populus Financial Group.
Porte savings account Pros & Cons
Pros Cons
  • Available in all 50 states.
  • High-interest yield.
  • Free debit card and the option to lock/unlock the card if lost or stolen
  • Access to a nationwide network of ATMs.
  • No signup bonus.
  • Online-only account with no access to physical branches.
Porte savings account FAQ

Are savings accounts from Populus Financial Group federally insured?

Yes, this account is insured up to $250,000 per person by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). The FDIC is an independent agency of the United States government that protects you against the loss of your insured deposits if an FDIC-insured bank or savings association fails. FDIC insurance is backed by the full faith and credit of the United States government.

Does Populus Financial Group offer a signup bonus?

Porte savings account doesn't offer a signup bonus.

What is the minimum initial deposit for Porte savings account?

There is no minimum deposit to open a Porte savings account.
Porte Savings Account Minimums
Description
Minimum Opening Deposit Starting at $0
Minimum Required Balance $0

What APY does Populus Financial Group offer?

Porte savings account offers an APY starting at 0.2% and ranging up to 3% (APY stands for annual percentage yield, rates may change).

What fees does Porte savings account charge?

Porte savings account does not charge a monthly service fee. See the fee breakdown section below to view all fees.

What features and perks does Porte savings account offer?

This savings account includes the following features:

  • Fraud monitoring - Porte savings account monitors transactions for potentially fraudulent activity, such as when a debit card is unexpectedly used in a different location, or you make a sudden string of costly purchases.
  • Free Online Bill Pay - Online Bill Pay allows you to pay bills easily from your account.
  • Mobile Banking Services - Porte savings account allows you to manage your money online or with a mobile app. This includes depositing checks in your account with a mobile app on your smartphone.
  • Nationwide ATM network - Conveniently transact at a nearby ATM.

Can you set up a direct deposit to Porte savings account?

In most cases, the answer is yes. However, it depends on the direct deposit program your employer uses. Most direct deposit programs allow you to send your paycheck to a savings or checking account. In some cases, you can even split your paycheck between the two.

What is the customer support email for Porte savings account?

The customer support email for Porte savings account is CAprivacy@populusfinancial.com.

How do people rate the customer service and user experience of Porte savings account?

Overall, Porte savings account is strongly recommended based on community reviews that rate customer service and user experience.

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Availability

  Available in 50 states and Washington, D.C.
  • Alabama
  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • Washington, DC
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming

Feature Breakdown

Monthly Fee $0
Immigration Status Considered
  • U.S. Citizen
  • U.S. Permanent Resident
Verification Documents Required
  • Proof of Identity
  • Government Issued Photo ID
  • Social Security Number
  • Driver License (or other photo ID)
Account Features
  • Member FDIC
  • Debit Card
  • Free Bill Pay
  • Fraud Protection
  • Debit Card Lock/Unlock
  • Fraud Monitoring
  • Mobile Banking
  • Nationwide ATM Network
  • Interest Bearing Account
  • No Monthly Maintenance Fee
  • Mobile Check Deposit
  • Online-Only Account
APY (Annual Percentage Yield) 0.2% - 3%

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SUPERMONEY NET RECOMMENDATION SCORE

This product is strongly recommended by SuperMoney users with a score of +89, equating to 4.8 on a 5 point rating scale.

+89

Recommendation score measures the loyalty between a provider and a consumer. It's at +100 if everybody recommends the provider, and at -100 when no one recommends.

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